• Paraguay and Argentina link their rail networks

    Paraguay and Argentina are reconnecting their rail networks for freight traffic on a 1,200-kilometer line that runs into Uruguay and borders Brazil. The Urquiza and Mesopotámica networks in Argentina, with a gauge of 1435 mm, are a rare example in North and South America where the same gauge connects four ...

  • The exodus of Argentines to Uruguay continues

    The number of residences requested by Argentines to settle in Uruguay, which reached a record of 12,489 applications in 2021, slowed down in the first seven months of this year. Still, according to data and projections of the Uruguayan Foreign Ministry reported in an extensive article in the newspaper El ...

  • Uruguayan parliament discusses Bitcoin law

    The law regulating the Bitcoin ecosystem in Uruguay has taken another step towards its adoption. The country's executive branch has submitted a draft bill to the parliament. The document proposes to provide the Uruguayan Central Bank (BCU) with the necessary legal powers to give the nascent market a legal framework. ...

  • Why Bolivia should be your next wine destination

    In 2013, Montevideo, Uruguay, hosted a blind wine-tasting contest. Tasters sampled Tannat wines made with a grape originating (but not universally beloved) in France, now a prized Uruguay export. The surprise winner: a Bolivian wine. It was Bolivia's first-ever grand gold medal. To hear Ramon Escobar, the Bolivian American co-founder ...

  • Uruguay’s main agribusiness fair returns

    With "a lot of innovation" and renewed airs, Uruguay lives from this Friday, September 9, a new edition of Expo Prado. It is an agro-industrial and livestock fair where the technological innovations of the industry and the country's best export animals are exhibited every year. Until September 18, the country ...

  • Tal cual

    EL COLMO. Este fin de semana se realizó un evento de la juventud PRD, en el que evaluaron la situación de los jóvenes y, de paso, estudiaron la hoja de ruta del partido rumbo a la “victoria en 2024″. La ...